|Rain for the Earth (Part I) - U.S. Federal Works Agency, Work Projects Administration|
Drought in the Dust Bowl and efforts to combat it.
Keywords: New Deal: Conservation
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|Rain for the Earth - U.S. Federal Works Agency, Work Projects Administration|
Contents. Social and economic wastes resulting from continued drought in the midwestern dust bowl and efforts of the federal government in attempting to remedy such conditions. Several views indicate the condition of the land from which much of the moisture has gone. The commentator cites the cactus plant as having learned an important conservation lesson, "In time of rain prepare for drought." There follow several views of deserted farms, scattered tufts of scrawny wheat, empty barns, abandoned...